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What’s killing America’s new mothers?

Elizabeth “Liz” Logelin was a young, fit woman with a promising career in operations management at Disney. On March 24, 2008, after a complicated pregnancy that saw her bedridden for nearly two months (three weeks of which were in the hospital), she delivered her daughter Madeline (“Maddy”) through …

I forgot my PIN: My epic tale of losing $30,000 in bitcoin

In January 2016, I spent $3,000 to buy 7.4 bitcoins. At the time, it seemed an entirely worthwhile thing to do. I had recently started working as a …

Want to Become Wealthy? You'll Need to Master These 6 Fundamentals | Inc.com

The question in this article's headline is a no-brainer. Of course you want to be wealthy. Everyone wants to be wealthy. Even if your happiness in life is more contingent upon emotional experiences than material goods, more money can help you do more things; whether that's traveling more frequently …

Personal Finance

The Best Time to Visit Japan: A Month-by-Month Guide

For many, the cost of flights, food, and lodging coupled with the lengthy travel time make Japan a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Thus, picking the perfect …

This photo series captures neon-tinged Bangkok like you’ve never seen it before

A photographer has shared a stunning new series of images taken in Bangkok that highlights the unique energy, dynamic night life and charismatic charm of the neon-tinged urban landscape in all of its glory.<p>Taken by Brussels-based photographer Xavier Portela, the collection is part of an ongoing …

Beyond ‘Oishii’: 10 Tastier Words to Describe Japanese Food

There you are, watching the news on Japanese TV when the inevitable food segment comes on. As if on cue, every announcer and guest panelist raises …

In Japan, an archery quest leads to unexpected lessons

Buddha has perfect posture, but I’m awkwardly hunched in the earthen alcove we’re haring. The street lanterns of Yamanouchi, Japan, don’t illuminate …

Is This Famous Samurai Sword Missing In America?

Considered one of the best swords to have ever been crafted, the Honjo Masamune has lived a storied life over the past seven centuries—but its …

Hopeless Romantic? Here are 5 Japanese Live Action Movies That You Should Absolutely Watch! – Japan Info

Are you done reading your favorite romance manga and watching its anime series as well? Why not try watching the live action counterpart this time? …

10 Places You Must Visit In Tokyo

Back in April I flew to Tokyo with Dani to attend Louis Vuitton’s “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” exhibition which featured everything from their vintage …

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Amazing pencil portraits of Japanese celebrities look as lifelike as photographs 【Pictures】

This Twitter user doesn’t need lights and cameras when he’s got good pencils and <b>unbelievable talent</b>.<p>You might not have noticed, but we only …

The Very Bad Idea Of The Japanese Government Testing Fingerprints As Currency

Tourists entering Japan can soon leave their wallet at home–but the convenience may come at a price.<p>In Japan, tourists will soon have their fingerprints scanned when they enter the country. That’s not new–it happens to everyone who visits the U.S., too. The difference here is that in Japan, you …

TrackR’s new app can find lost iOS devices even without GPS

Finding your iPad or iPhone is about to get a whole lot easier, even under the worst circumstances, thanks to a new app from TrackR that can locate your lost iOS devices regardless of whether or not its connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data.<p>The new free app called TrackR tablet, runs on both iPhone …

Lingerie-wearing Korean drummer covers Guns N' Roses, Internet falls in love【Video】

South Korean native <b>A-yeon</b> has gained quite the following with her enthusiastic drumming, youthful good looks, and sexy outfit.<p>If you’ve never heard …

Yakuza vs. Yakuza in a ‘Sea of Blood’

The schism in the Yamaguchi-gumi is generating one violent incident after another, but authorities believe the worst is yet to come. Beware the Ides …

moody cinematic photos by masashi wakui explore tokyo's luminous landscape by night

may 11, 2018<p>eltono talks about his creative process with designboom.<p>eltono talks about his creative process with designboom.<p>public art (156 …

Word of Mouth: Kyoto Cafés

When we were researching a visit to Kyoto we found Inside Kyoto to be an invaluable resource. It’s run by Chris Rowthorn, an American who has been in Kyoto for more than 20 years. Rowthorn is also the editor of the Lonely Planet guidebooks for Japan and many southeast Asian countries, and even …

Japan

Trippy Video Teaches Entire History Of Japan In Just 9 Minutes

The perfect study guide.<p>Looking for a speedy study guide to help pass that exam on Japanese history? Then this trippy yet excellent YouTube video could do the trick.<p>Bill Wurtz rattles through the Land of the Rising Sun's entire past during the colorful whistle-stop, 9-minute lecture. Buddhism, …

This Japanese kid has to be the cutest 4-year-old around

In the best-selling book ‘Mirai-Chan’, photographer Kotori Kawashima followed around his friend’s four-year-old daughter for one purpose: to document …

Scientists Have Extended The Lifespan of Mice by Up to 35 Percent - With No Adverse Effects

They not only lived longer lives - they were healthier too.<p>A new study has shown that the lifespans of mice can be extended by up to 35 percent by …

Mayo Clinic

These are the secret places you won’t find on Google Earth from ‘secret cities’ to ‘UFO test sites’

Google Earth has put the world at our fingertips, giving us access to distant locations we wouldn’t normally get to see.<p>Yet it has equally become the …

Staggering Pictures Show Extent Of £14M Raid On London's Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company

Remarkable pictures were released on Friday showing the underground vault in London’s Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company that was raided in April …

The British bakery that's big in Japan

From Victoria sponges to lemon drizzle cake, Tokyo residents can't get enough of the products baked by an expat from Stockport<p>It’s Saturday morning in the upmarket Tokyo district of Azabu. Five minutes’ walk from Azabu Juban station, under a cast iron sign of a Battenberg cake, a long queue is …

Tokyo Travel Guide | CNN Travel

Sushi 101: Learn how to eat raw fish like a pro<p>Behind the scenes at Tokyo's Robot Restaurant<p>Where Tokyo's top bartender likes to drink and dine<p>5 Tokyo neighborhoods getting a lot of buzz<p>Top places to see Tokyo's fall colors<p>15 sights that make Tokyo so fascinating<p>Visiting Tokyo? Insiders share …

This time-lapse map shows the spread of terrorism over the past 15 years

Terrorism isn't a new phenomenon, but the incidence and rate of terror attacks across the globe has quickly escalated over the past decade and a half.<p>The use of terrorism has not been restricted to a single region on earth, a single organization, or a single ideology. The following video, created …

ConnectSense Smart Outlet lets Siri control two HomeKit Wi-Fi wall sockets, USB charge iPads

Leapfrogging the one-device HomeKit “smart plugs” previously released by iHome, ConnectSense has debuted the <b>Smart Outlet with Apple HomeKit</b> ($80), which combines two Siri-controlled wall power outlets with a 2.4-Amp USB port. Using Wi-Fi, the Smart Outlet lets you separately monitor and control …

Sia video features child karate master with Olympic dreams

NAGAOKA, Japan (AP) — She has a soft spot for Duffy the Disney Bear and her favorite food is chocolate. She does her homework before dinner but …

HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving

HUDWAY is a piece of glass that turns any smartphone into a heads-up display on the front of your car. The device beams information from your phone to a thin layer of curved glass mounted to the front of any dashboard for turn-by-turn navigation and phone messages.<p>We hear of the poor fool who lost …

Out with the old: the ghost homes of Japan

Japan’s shrinking population has produced a different kind of housing problem.<p>I recently visited Aizuwakamatsu, a ­rural rice-farming region in …

Tokyo Is Not Expensive

The Good Life On Less Than $2000USD A Month<p>You probably have this idea that Tokyo is a super expensive place to live or visit. Having lived here for …

Japan